Tag Archives: BLM

King Cotton Blues

19844453544_bfae97c853_b

King Cotton Blues
Lyrics by Robert Hunter
Music by Malcolm Welbourne (Papa Mali), Bill Kreutzmann, Matt Hubbard
as performed by 7 Walkers

Got the king cotton blues, that I can’t deny
I’ve always been in trouble, but, I never did know why
Some say it’s my attitude, others said my luck
Those that said my just deserts can take a flying fuck

Got the king cotton blues, right down to my core
I can take the licking, boys, stand up and ask for more
It ain’t because of courage, on account of being brave
I never saw much reason to avoid an early grave

[Chorus:]
King cotton blues boys, be it understood
Shotgun is too merciful, hanging is too good
Drowning’s too uncertain, poison is too slow
To snuff a worthless widow’s son whose time has come to go

Got the king cotton blues, reason to complain
All the local prostitutes, spit upon my name
I take out my handkerchief, and dust that shit away
Revenge don’t bring relief, boys, no matter what they say

Got the king cotton blues, price upon my head
A thousand bucks alive, and double if I’m dead
They don’t want to have to feed me, they know my appetite
Let’s head down to the bar afar, and pick another fight

[Chorus]

Got the king cotton blues when shit hits the fan
No shame to duck, boys, any chance you can
Take your absolution, at the whorehouse down the block
For those who disavow you, can wind the devil’s clock

Got the king cotton blues, every dog knows the tune
Every cat has a version, beneath the brightful moon
Take your revolution, and stick it upper class
Be kind to one another, and dip your lights when you pass

[Chorus]

Got the king cotton blues, that’s all I got to say
They done locked up the keys, and threw the house away
I’m just buying my time ’til they pop my red balloon
Feed me to the tigers, throw my leg across the moon

[Chorus]

King Cotton Blues by 7 Walkers with Willie Nelson:

7 Walkers (2009-2012) featured former Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann,
guitarist and singer Malcolm Welbourne aka Papa Mali,
multi-instrumentalist Matt Hubbard, and bassist George Porter Jr.
NOTE: Reed Mathis was an original member of 7 Walkers,
He played on the self-titled debut album (released on November 2, 2010)
He left the band due to touring commitments and was replaced by George Porter Jr..


And now a little King Cotton history:

51ddD7gIZ0L

“‘King Cotton’ is a slogan that summarized the strategy used before the American Civil War (of 1861–1865) by pro-secessionists in the southern states (the future Confederate States of America) to claim the feasibility of secession and to prove there was no need to fear a war with the northern states.” – wikipedia

slide_1

Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll,
or protective case, around the seeds of the cotton plants.

Genus: Gossyplum – family: malvaceae

India is the world’s largest producer of cotton.
The five leading exporters of cotton in 2019:
(1) India, (2) the United States, (3) China, (4) Brazil, and (5) Pakistan.

The invention of the cotton gin lowered the cost of production,
leading to greater profits, and the expansion of cotton farming and slavery.

SLAVERY AND SLAVE LABOR – The real hands that built America!
George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, James Monroe,
John Hancock, and many other “Founding Fathers” owned slaves.

August, 1619 –  First Slaves arrive in Jamestown, Virginia
20-30 enslaved Africans landed at Point Comfort
(now Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia)
Captain Jope and Mr. Marmaduke from the English warship ‘White Lion’
traded captives removed from the Portuguese slave ship, San Juan Bautista
to the Governor and Cape Merchant of Jamestown for food and supplies.

1662 – Slavery officially recognized as the statutory law of the colony.
Legislation passed to define the status of mixed-race (mulatto) children.
Children were considered the same status as their mother.
If the child was born to a slave, the child would be born a slave.

BLACKLIVESMATTER!
Acknowledge the history and legacy of slavery, the slave trade,
the failed reconstruction and post Civil War retaliation, sharecropping,
“The Great Migration”, the Klu Klux Klan, segregation, Jim Crow, and racism!

Unknown
“Oh! Isn’t that a Dainty Dish to set before the King!”
by artist John McLenan (1827-1865)

This cartoon depicts General George B. McClellan delivering a live bombshell to the table of the British monarchy. The table top says “Virginia” while the body of it is made of cotton and the supports are “whiskey.” Standing nearby is Lord Palmerston pictured as a whiskey bottle (“Old Rye Prime Minister”). In the background is a slave atop a stack of cotton and a black servant commenting on the instabilty of the cotton stack. This is referencing Great Britiain’s policy of neutrality towards the American Civil War and the belief by many Northerners that it was merely a strategic position taken by the British to maximize their economic benefits. In reality, Palmerston viewed neutrality and the possible success of the Confederacy as lucrative economic possibilites for Great Britiain. This depiction is infering that McClellan and the Union Army will destroy the foundation of this economic plan (portrayed here as cotton) through their military successes.

The Triangular Trade in the 18th and 19th centuries:
Great Britain shipped goods to West Africa.
These goods were used to buy captured Africans.
The African slaves were shipped to the West Indies and the Americas
and exchanged for sugar, rum, and other goods.
And then these goods were shipped back to Great Britain.

“COTTON IS KING!”
unnamed


The “King Cotton” March was composed in 1895 by John Philip Sousa
for the Cotton States and International Exposition (1895).

blog-2

John_Philip_Sousa_1940_Issue-2c


Lloyd Lambert
(June 4, 1928 – October 31, 1995) from Thibodaux, Louisiana
He pioneered the use of the electric bass in blues, jazz, and R&B.
He was a regular at the famous New Orleans’ Dew Drop Inn.
Bandleader for Guitar Slim, and he had his own orchestra.
He also played with big names like Nappy Brown and Little Richard.

A-683572-1601901654-6503 8385034

Lloyd Lambert (and his band) – “King Cotton” instrumental


King Cotton is also the stage name of Dicky Sony,
an American Texas blues singer born in 1945 in Navasota, Texas.
1016849_7hSSrEwD
King Cotton as Roscoe from the film “Tape Heads”


Please FOLLOW us on Twitter if you haven’t yet.
LIKE us on 
Facebook. Subscribe to our YouTube page.

READ OUR PREVIOUS BLOG POSTS!
THEY ARE FUN AND YOU MIGHT LEARN SOMETHING!

Use the links below to FOLLOW and LIKE us on other social media!
RIGHT CLICK and “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW LINKS>

RETURN TO HOMEPAGE> http://www.joshwilltravel.wordpress.com
LIKE & FRIEND us on Facebook> http://www.facebook.com/joshwilltravel
FOLLOW us on Twitter> http://www.twitter.com/joshwilltravel
NOTE: Periscope is done as of March 31st, 2021. And they killed themselves. SAD.

Have you seen my IMDB? http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0918756/

RIGHT CLICK AND “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW OUR YOUTUBE PAGE!>
The “JoshWillTravel AdventureScope” is now available on Youtube!
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoP3QQfRTfD-2eABWVd-JwQ

72746514_3150068151686396_2547367651835904000_o

Thank you, and goodnight!




Not Burning Man 2021

Not Burning Man! Breaking News!
Black Rock Desert, Nevada – August 2021
TTITD? TOTITD? Or just a radical simulation?

00Camp Envy

People will be out on The Playa (Black Rock Desert, Nevada) again this year!
Many more people this year then were at the “Pretend Burn” last year most likely.
Last year, the whole world was deep into the COVID-19 Pandemic
and the BMorg told people not to go, but of course people went….

97039979_2516247011813489_6830277037605781504_n

So this year, people have forgotten about the Pandemic and want to go.
There is NO BURNING MAN this year.
There wasn’t time or anyway to sell tickets and everything else.
Too many unknowns and TOO MUCH LIABILITY. AND NO CASH TOO.
So, hopefully they will be able to have Burning Man 2022… but who knows?

33751162_10211572435613395_6231678267217149952_n

“These rules are pretty specific.
It’s almost as if they know who’s showing up…”
69323824_10220074618285195_6657991086021017600_n
Practice the “Ten Principles” and also Consent (“the eleventh principle”)
AND ALWAYS SAFETY THIRD!
Safety for OTHERS, Safety for PLACE AND PROPERTY,
and then SAFETY THIRD! (for yourself)
177259327_10222169465844050_697718332824470111_n
This letter is from Chelsea McKinney, Burning Man Project Manager from the
Bureau of Land Management, Winnemucca District, Black Rock Field Office
June 7, 2021
Good Morning,
You are being contacted because you have reached out with questions or you have submitted an application for a commercial or organized group Special Recreation Permit (SRP) to come out to the Black Rock Desert playa this summer.
I am writing to inform you that the Bureau of Land Management, Winnemucca District, Black Rock Field Office (BLM), has made decisions regarding the activities mentioned above. These decisions have been made with Public Health and Safety, and Resource Protection in mind, and we hope that you all and other visitors will respect these decisions. The decisions are:
No Organized Group SRPs will be authorized/issued.
People are still welcome to visit the Black Rock Desert playa and camp.
No Commercial/Vending SRPs will be authorized/issued. Camps must be self-sufficient. No deliveries, or services will be authorized. This includes porta-potties. Camps can get their own toilets, off of public land, and bring them out themselves, then return them. This must all be done by someone in your camp. No pumping services will be authorized.
The BLM will also be implementing Temporary Restrictions of the playa.
These restrictions include:
Commercial activities, as defined at 43 CFR 2932.5, are prohibited.
Camping use is limited to the flat and un-vegetated playa surface.
Building of structures is prohibited. A structure is defined as construction, placement or organization of parts, pieces, or objects that are not intended for sleeping, cooking, or protection from the elements, such as shade tents.
Ignition of fires other than a campfire is prohibited, unless specified by a fire prevention order. Campfires may only be burned in containers that are sturdily elevated six (6) inches above the playa surface and in a manner that does not pose a risk of fire debris falling onto the playa surface. Plastic and nonflammable materials may not be burned in campfires. Burning of construction materials, pallets, or wood with screws or nails is prohibited.
Possessing, discharging, using or allowing the use of fireworks, pyrotechnic or incendiary devices is prohibited.
Possessing, shooting, or causing to burn; explosives or explosive material, to include binary explosive targets is prohibited.
The discharge and dumping of grey water or black water onto the playa/ground surface is prohibited. Grey water is defined as water that has been used for cooking, washing, dishwashing, or bathing and/or contains soap, detergent, or food scraps/residue, regardless of whether such products are biodegradable or have been filtered or disinfected. Black water is defined as waste water containing feces, urine and/or flush water.
Depositing human waste (liquid and/or solid) on the playa/ground surface is prohibited.
Dumping or discharge of vehicle oil, petroleum products or other hazardous household, commercial or industrial refuse or waste onto the playa surface is prohibited. This applies to all recreational vehicles, trailers, motorhomes, port-a-potties, generators and other camp infrastructure.
Storage of over 20 gallons of fuel must include secondary containment capable of holding and preventing leaks and spills on the playa surface. Storage of less than 20 gallons must include a spill pad or other measures to prevent leaks and spills. Secondary containment is defined as capturing the entire contents of the largest tank in the containment area in the event of a leak or spill.
Unauthorized dumping or discharge of fresh water onto the playa surface in a manner that creates a hazard or nuisance is prohibited.
Aircraft landing, taking off, touch and go’s, and taxiing is prohibited. Aircraft is defined in Title 18, U.S.C., section 31 (a)(1) and includes lighter-than-aircraft and ultra-light craft. However, in an emergency, fixed wing aircraft and helicopters that are providing emergency medical services are not prohibited.
Possession of an open container of an alcoholic beverage by the driver or operator of any motorized vehicle, whether or not the vehicle is in motion, is prohibited. An open container is defined as any bottle, can, or other container which contains an alcoholic beverage, if that container does not have a closed top or lid for which the seal has not been broken. If the container has been opened one or more times, and the lid or top has been replaced, that container is an open container. The possession of an open container includes any open container that is physically possessed by the driver or operator or is adjacent to and reachable by that driver or operator. This includes, but is not limited, to containers in a cup holder or rack adjacent to the driver or operator, containers on a vehicle floor next to the driver or operator, and containers on a seat or console area next to a driver or operator.
All motor vehicles must comply with the following requirements:
A. The operator of a motor vehicle must possess a valid driver’s license.
B. Motor vehicles and trailers must possess evidence of valid registration.
C. It is prohibited to ride on the top of or outside of the passenger compartment (the area intended for sitting inside a vehicle).
D. Motor vehicles, other than a motorcycle or golf cart, must be equipped with at least two working headlamps and at least two functioning red tail lamps. Motorcycles or golf carts require only one working headlamp and one working red taillight during night hours, from a half-hour after sunset to a half-hour before sunrise. Trailers pulled by motor vehicles must be equipped with at least two functioning tail lamps and at least two functioning brake lights.
E. Motor vehicles, including motorcycles or golf carts, must display a red, amber, or yellow light brake light visible to the rear in normal sunlight upon application of the brake.
F. Except for the flat and un-vegetated playa surface, all vehicle use is limited to designated vehicle routes (roads and ways).
G. Motor vehicle is defined as any device designed for and capable of travel over land and which is self-propelled by a motor.
H. Trailer means every vehicle without motive power designed to carry property or passengers wholly on its own structure and to be drawn by a motor vehicle, this includes camp trailers, pop-up trailers, 4’x7’ or larger flatbed trailers, enclosed cargo trailers, or RV style trailers.
The possession and or use of lasers is prohibited. A laser means any laser beam device or demonstration laser product that emits a single point of light amplified by the stimulated emission of radiation that is visible to the human eye.
The discharge of any firearm is prohibited within the flat and un-vegetated surface of the Black Rock Desert playa. Firearm means any pistol, revolver, rifle, shotgun or other device which is designed to, or may be readily converted to expel a projectile by the ignition of a propellant. Discharge means the expelling of a projectile from a firearm. Discharge of firearms outside of the flat and un-vegetated playa surface requires a safe back shooting across or towards roads and trails is prohibited.
The use or discharge of flame effects is prohibited. Flame effect is defined as the combustion of solids, liquids, or gases to produce thermal, physical, visual, or audible phenomena. This includes all flames that are automated, switched, pressurized or having any other action than simply being lit on fire; as well as projects using propane or other liquid or gaseous fuels.
We also ask that everyone continue to follow Leave No Trace principles and follow all other state and local laws.
Please be respectful of the communities and services you use when coming to the Black Rock Desert playa.
Please use best judgement and know your limits. The BLM wants visitors to have a good time when visiting public land but we want you to be safe. Be aware that Emergency Services (medical, fire, law enforcement) are limited around the area.
I want to thank you all for reaching out and being responsible recreationists. I hope to see you out on the Black Rock Desert playa this summer. If you have questions please email me to schedule a time to talk. Thank you.
Chelsea McKinney
Burning Man Project Manager
Bureau of Land Management – Winnemucca District
Black Rock Field Office
5100 E. Winnemucca Blvd.
Winnemucca, NV 89445
(775) 304-8216 mobile
(775) 623-1771 office
cmmckinney@blm.gov
nevada-covid19-outdoor-tips-graphic
Please check with individual offices regarding customer services
available by phone or email and the status of recreation sites and facilities:
https://www.blm.gov/office/nevada-state-office
  • Nevada State Office 775-861-6400
  • Southern Nevada District 702-515-5000
  • Winnemucca District 775-623-1500

Nevada Health Response website: https://nvhealthresponse.nv.gov/

2021_Theme_V2

As per The Bureau of Land Management in Nevada website:

Responsible recreation is essential to ensure your public lands remain open to multiple uses. Please remember to stay on existing routes and practice “Leave No Trace” principles while enjoying your public lands.

Nevada’s public lands are open to camping. There is no fee for dispersed, primitive camping, but there is a limit to the number of days one may camp in the same location. Dispersed, primitive camping is camping where there are no developed amenities such as water or toilets. Primitive campers are asked to follow the “Leave No Trace” land use ethics. Dispersed camping in a motorhome is allowed, but dumping black or gray water on public lands isn’t allowed. Some campground are established that requires a fee to manage it.

A person may not occupy undeveloped public lands or designated sites or areas for more than 14 days within a 28 consecutive day period.
Following the 14 days, a person and their personal property must relocate to a site outside of at least a 25 mile radius from the occupied site for a period of 14 days.

pretendburn

The following Travel Guidelines have been developed for travelers entering, departing, or returning to the State of Nevada. Traveler must follow state and local requirements, and at a minimum, avoid large indoor gatherings, maintain social distancing, and always wear a face covering.

You should NOT travel if you fall into any of the following categories:

  • Have tested positive for COVID-19 and have not yet recovered
  • Have been presumptuously diagnosed with COVID-19
  • Are exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms
  • Have been potentially exposed to someone who is positive for COVID-19

IF you travel, make sure to do the following:

  • Avoid close contact by staying at least 6 feet (about 2 arms’ length) from anyone who is not from your household
  • Wash your hands often or use hand sanitizer (with at least 60% alcohol)
  • Avoid contact with anyone who is sick
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
  • Cover coughs and sneezes

Before you decide to travel to or from Nevada, do an assessment of the following:

  • Do you live with someone who might be more likely to get very ill from COVID-19? If you get infected while traveling, you can spread the virus to loved ones when you return, even if you don’t have symptoms.
  • Are you more likely to get very ill from COVID-19? Anyone can get very ill from the virus that causes COVID-19, but older adults and people of any age with certain underlying medical conditions are at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19.

103804285_10221382783655707_7423359269345223137_n

Please FOLLOW us on Twitter if you haven’t yet.
LIKE us on 
Facebook. Subscribe to our YouTube page.

READ OUR PREVIOUS BLOG POSTS!
THEY ARE FUN AND YOU MIGHT LEARN SOMETHING!

Use the links below to FOLLOW and LIKE us on other social media!
RIGHT CLICK and “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW LINKS>

RETURN TO HOMEPAGE> http://www.joshwilltravel.wordpress.com
LIKE & FRIEND us on Facebook> http://www.facebook.com/joshwilltravel
FOLLOW us on Twitter> http://www.twitter.com/joshwilltravel
NOTE: Periscope is done as of March 31st, 2021. And they killed themselves. SAD.

Have you seen my IMDB? http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0918756/

RIGHT CLICK AND “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW OUR YOUTUBE PAGE!>
The “JoshWillTravel AdventureScope” is now available on Youtube!
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoP3QQfRTfD-2eABWVd-JwQ

72746514_3150068151686396_2547367651835904000_o

Sunday, Temple Burn 2017
bm2017

Come on, baby, light my fire
Try to set the night on fire


YUPDATED: Friday, June 11, 2021 – 2:00am
We just ripped this pic from P. Mackey (who took this pic earlier today)
The Playa on Thursday, June 10, 2021
198121969_10165585243240372_8333245388749787511_n

Some “beginner” guidelines to get you started::
Please consult the Burning Man website for THE SURVIVAL GUIDE and other info.
There are some “rules and regulations” and even some LAWS that you need to know.
WE ARE NOT AN ATTORNEY.
THIS IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE! Consult a licensed attorney.

Never burn anything directly on The Playa surface!
Use a Burn Platform or Burn Barrel for all pyrotechnics.
And technically you are not allowed to burn anything this year (as per the BLM)

Store fuel safely! Separate Fuel Safe Containment is required!
Make sure everything is ventilated properly!
(generators, fuel storage, cooking equipment, etc.)
Have charged fire-extinguishers and other fire-fighting equipment in your camp.

LEAVE NO TRACE! Pack it in, pack it out. LEAVE NO MOOP! (Matter Out Of Place)
There are no trash cans in the Black Rock Desert. Don’t let anything hit the ground.
Refer to the Burning Man website for more about LNT (Leave No Trace) and MOOP.

DON’T PEE OR POOP ON THE PLAYA! Seriously. Prepare for bodily functions.
It’s against the law to urinate/defecate on The Playa! There are serious FINES if caught!
Also, it’s fucking GROSS and OFFENSIVE and INCONSIDERATE, so don’t do it PLEASE.

Dispose of all fluids and materials, including gray water, by the appropriate means.
Again, DO NOT DUMP ON THE PLAYA! Evaporate Grey water properly.
Take the rest with you.

Drive safely and at a reasonable speed for the conditions.
Don’t drive erratically, ride on the roof or hang off the side of your vehicle.
DO NOT DRIVE WHILE INTOXICATED!  (“Buzzed” Driving is Drunk Driving!)

DON’T DRIVE ON WET PLAYA!
If it rains, do not drive until The Playa is completely dry.
Do not get stuck in The Playa Mud
it doesn’t just wash off and you may not recover your vehicle.
Towing from The Playa can get into the THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS
(if you can get a tow truck to come out on The Playa,
most warranties and/or services end at the highway and they won’t service you)

Secure your load, inspect your trailer, have a backup plan.
EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING TO AND FROM THE PLAYA!
Obey all Traffic Laws and Vehicle Regulations! YOU MAY STILL BE PULLED OVER!
Nevada State Police, Reservation Police, Bureau of Land Management Police,
the FEDS, and other LEOs are just looking for a reason…..  DON’T GIVE THEM ONE!
Fines are high for all violations. You don’t want to go to jail in Nevada.
In the past they have harassed, searched, sniffed, and arrested Burners
using questionable and sometimes illegal tactics.
If you are stopped REMAIN SILENT!
DO NOT CONSENT TO SEARCH (even if you’re clean)
If you are searched GET NAMES AND BADGE NUMBERS!
They must identify themselves!
Get it on video if you can without antagonizing the situation!
USE THE ACLU APP!
If you are arrested: REMAIN SILENT! ASK FOR AN ATTORNEY!
Just STFU! Do not talk to officers. DO NOT TALK TO OFFICERS!
Once you are arrested
“ANYTHING YOU SAY, CAN AND WILL BE USED AGAINST YOU!”
CONTACT AN ATTORNEY! ASK FOR AN ATTORNEY!
They cannot ask you anything else after that. REMAIN SILENT!
And do not try to talk your way out, it doesn’t work.
They want you to incriminate yourself.
DO NOT LIE TO LAW ENFORCEMENT! REMAIN SILENT!
ASK IF YOU ARE UNDER ARREST!
ASK IF YOU ARE FREE TO GO!
If they say no, ASK IF YOU ARE UNDER ARREST!
REPEAT UNTIL THEY ARREST YOU OR LET YOU GO! REMAIN SILENT!
“I have been advised to remain silent. Am I under arrest? Am I free to go?”

Bring everything you need for RADICAL SELF RELIANCE and SURVIVAL!
The Nevada Desert can kill you.  Emergency Services are limited.
A HOSPITAL IS FAR AWAY!  If you are seriously injured you could die.
Have Medical and Travel Insurance for Medical Evacuation (by helicopter)!
Refer to the Burning Man SURVIVAL GUIDE for more info about NOT DYING.
1-2 Gallons of WATER per Person per Day is REQUIRED for SURVIVAL
Bring it with you! Use it wisely! STAY HYDRATED! PISS CLEAR!
Food. Shelter from the Elements – THE BLACK ROCK DESERT IS NO JOKE.
(SUN, EXTEME HEAT, WIND, WIND STORMS,
FREEZING COLD, PLAYA DUST, AND RAIN!
Prepare for the worst, you will probably experience it during your vacation.
Have FUN. Don’t die.

201229593_185048726908275_4184741239553295183_n

YouTube:


Another UPDATE: Wednesday August 11, 2021:

DIY if you aren’t making the trip to The Playa:
222973142_10224051545609451_3553569574434369896_n

And if you’re still going to Northern Nevada,
expect SMOKE from the California and Oregon Wildfires!
AND THE COVID-19 DELTA VARIANT IS STILL SPREADING!

NOT BURNING MAN SUCKS. DON’T GO.

10575435_10203480183338088_6970833724004552109_o

Burning Man 2014 – Wake of the Flood on Monday



UPDATE Wednesday, August 18, 2021
For anyone going to the Black Rock Desert this month, be aware of these things:
– The Smoke from Fires in California and Oregon will impact your experience.
– The lack of infrastructure and contracted law enforcement,
porta-potties, and medical services.
– Cell reception is BAD.
You may be out of contact or have limited service on The Playa.
– The nearest Trauma-II Hospital is 141 miles away and a 3+ hour drive to Reno.

The Bureau of Land Management has published temporary restrictions, regulations,
and rules that will be in effect until October 31, 2021 to prevent Burning Man events.
If you are going to the Black Rock Desert, make sure you read and review the rules.

The Playa from the 8 Mile Gate Entrance today:
(pic by the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office)
Note: No Black Rock Mountains visible!
237003178_10157999283626611_4691422253809444854_n
We won’t be there. But have a good time if you go. Don’t die.

The end of the road….



CV! Part 150! – THANK YOU! THANK YOU! 200000 HITS! And Our 8 Year Anniversary! And 1000 Blog Posts! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!

CV! Part 150! – THANK YOU! THANK YOU! 200000 HITS!
Two Hundred Thousand Unsolicited Hits! THANK YOU LOYAL READERS!
And it’s Our 8 Year Anniversary! And 1000 Blog Posts!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!

Screen Shot 2020-12-27 at 22.02.21

Thank you loyal readers! Thank you curious visitors!
Thank you to everyone who has visited us since we began this Blog in February 2013!
200000 is another number. But really we are surprised to still be here and at this place.

anigif_enhanced-buzz-9039-1365442568-1

200000 HITS!
Two Hundred Thousand Hits on this Blog!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
We don’t advertise. We don’t promote. We just publish our Blog Posts.
Obviously, people have found us here on the interweb over time.
200000 UNSOLICITED HITS!
And really we don’t even know how this number is actually calculated.
200000m
WOW! THANK YOU LOYAL READERS! And thank you FAMILY!
We couldn’t have done it without you. Thank you! Thank you!

fireworks-colors-100701-02

FIREWORKS!

TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND HITS!
HAPPINESS IS A FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN GOAL! BE HAPPY TODAY!
The three key aspects that will lead to our well-being and happiness:
an end to poverty, a reduction of inequality, and the protection of our planet.

200000
TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND HITS!
DO NOT TRAVEL! STAY HOME AND STAY HEALTHY!

THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!

fireworks-620-x-349

And it’s also our 8 YEAR ANNIVERSARY!
EIGHT YEARS! EIGHT! EIGHT YEARS MAN! (that’s a long time)
115-1156610_gold-number-8-png-transparent-png
We started this Blog in February of 2013. And we are still at it in 2021.

NOTE: We started this Blog Post in February 2013, and set it up at around 190000 Hits.
It sat for a month, while we gathered the final 10000 or so views to reach 200000.
And now it’s April, and we are finally there! WOO-HOO. Leave your comments below.

champagne_uncorking_photographed_with_a_high_speed_air-gap_flash

And now we are at 200000 HITS!
Two Hundred Thousand Unsolicited Hits!
Eight years! 1000 Blog Posts! (or thereabouts)
A sh*tload of time and effort and imagination.
THANK YOU LOYAL READERS!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!

NOTE: This is the pre-announced celebratory “200000 HITS” Blog Post!

maxresdefault

THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!

fireworks_415x150_0

FIREWORKS! Hollywood Bowl 

And we also reached 1000 Blog Posts too this month!
1000 posts promo

This is also our 150th CoronaVirus Diary Blog Post.
COVID-19 is the leading cause of death in the United States.
STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT.
WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK! WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK!
We started chronicling our self-isolation and quarantine during the pandemic,
over a year ago in February and March of 2020.
We also got very political over the last two years. And we are not sorry at all.
DONALD TRUMP AND THE GOP TRAITORS REMAIN
A CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER TO THE WORLD in April of 2021!

number eight 8 article

READ OUR PREVIOUS BLOG POSTS!
THEY ARE FUN AND YOU MIGHT LEARN SOMETHING!

cropped-joshwilltravel

THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!

fireworks

FIREWORKS!

DO NOT TRAVEL! STAY HOME AND STAY HEALTHY!
STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
WEARAFUCKINGMASK! WEARAFUCKINGMASK! WEARAFUCKINGMASK!

magic-8ball-first-white

Use the links below to FOLLOW and LIKE us on other social media!
RIGHT CLICK and “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW LINKS>

THE CORONAVIRUS DIARY :
SEE ALL THE LINKS! READ ALL ABOUT IT!
One Year in Quarantine beginning March 11, 2020
Read our previous Blog Post “Blog Post Links for Spring 2021”>

https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2021/03/05/blog-post-links-for-spring-2021/

Read our previous Blog Post “CORONAVIRUS! Part 1”>
https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2020/03/11/coronavirus/

Please FOLLOW us on Twitter if you haven’t yet.
LIKE us on 
Facebook. Subscribe to our YouTube page.

RETURN TO HOMEPAGE> http://www.joshwilltravel.wordpress.com
LIKE & FRIEND us on Facebook> http://www.facebook.com/joshwilltravel
FOLLOW us on Periscope> http://www.periscope.tv/joshwilltravel
FOLLOW us on Twitter> http://www.twitter.com/joshwilltravel

Have you seen my IMDB? http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0918756/

RIGHT CLICK AND “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW OUR YOUTUBE PAGE!>
The “JoshWillTravel AdventureScope” is now available on Youtube!
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoP3QQfRTfD-2eABWVd-JwQ

joshwilltravel promo

If you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts, get help right away!
Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (800-273-8255) to reach a trained counselor and press 1 to reach the Veterans Crisis Line.
You can also chat with them online at suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/.

NOTE:  if you TEXT 741741 when you are feeling depressed, suicidal or anxious, a crisis worker will text you back and continue to text with you? Many people, especially younger folks, do not like talking on the phone and would be more comfortable texting. It’s a free service to ANYONE: teens, adults, etc. who lives in the U.S. It’s run by The Crisis Text Line and is legit.

168821343_4629141923779004_8769210889096988378_n

CAKE! – Check out our cooking recipes! Check out our cocktail recipes!
Use the Search Box at top of page, search “recipes” ^^^^^ or see the Sidebar>>>>>
giphy

And here are our Recipe Links from the Sidebar:
RIGHT CLICK and “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW LINKS>

number-8-people

THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!

fireworks6

BLACKLIVESMATTER! STOP POLICE BRUTALITY AND VIOLENCE!
STOP SYSTEMIC RACISM! STOP KILLING BLACK AND BROWN PEOPLE!

usa-flag-flagpole-fireworks-stars-dark-blue-sky-background-concept-th-july-memorial-day-30263608

“Why then the world’s mine oyster, which I with sword will open.” 
– William Shakespeare “The Merry Wives of Windsor” Act 2, scene 2

15671484633

THANK YOU LOYAL READERS! 200000 UNSOLICITED HITS!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!

patrotic_animated_4th-of-July-fireworks

We think we’re finished now.
Be thankful. Be grateful. And we are very grateful.
Be kind to each other – love one another – support everyone*.
Peace and Love! ❤️

joker

THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!

1200px-Logo_200000




CV! Part 107 – Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! – (Monday) BLACKLIVESMATTER!

CV! Part 107 – Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! (Monday)
BLACKLIVESMATTER! 
THE EMPEROR HAS NO CLOTHES!
DONALD TRUMP REMAINS A CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER TO THE WORLD!
“I take no responsibility.” ~ Donald Trump on March 13, 2020 
Guilty of Crimes Against Humanity, Crimes Against Children, and GENOCIDE!
Bad decision to try to overthrow the United States Government!

17190507_775518365928851_4226151970796413382_n

POLICE BRUTALITY AND POLICE VIOLENCE IS AN EVERYDAY REALITY!
TRUMP USED THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, ICE, US CUSTOMS AND THE BORDER PATROL, THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS, THE US CAPITOL POLICE, BILL BARR, CHAD WOLF, THOMAS HOMAN, TAE JOHNSON, AND OTHER FEDERAL OFFICERS TO VIOLATE AMERICAN CITIZEN’S FIRST AMENDMENT AND CIVIL RIGHTS!

Ed5whoEXoAAUyuv

DON’T BELIEVE THE GOP TRAITOR’S LIES!
ALL GOP TRAITORS THAT STILL SUPPORT TRUMP AND THE BIG LIE
MUST BE EXPELLED, ARRESTED AND PROSECUTED!
EVERY REPUBLICAN IN OFFICE IS AN ACCESSORY

TO CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY AND GENOCIDE AT THIS POINT!
ANYONE WHO SAYS JOE BIDEN AND KAMALA HARRIS DIDN’T WIN
IS GUILTY OF TREASON AND SEDITION!

101575080_10217048077897108_3752930053738987520_n

EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – 
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – 
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE!

139599881_1837267576420586_1611287819692109291_o

A bully hiding in a bunker using the military to bully the people who oppose him.
The police beat civilians, they beat the press, they beat the foreign press.
The police arrested and beat people exercising their First Amendment rights.

DO NOT TRAVEL! STAY HOME AND STAY HEALTHY!
STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
WEARAFUCKINGMASK! WEARAFUCKINGMASK! WEARAFUCKINGMASK!

WARNING: I’m going to talk politics, civil rights, racism, police brutality, abuse of power, abuse of power under color of authority, murder, First Amendment, and personal freedom in this post.
If you don’t like it. Don’t read it.
Just Keep Scrolling.

The REVEREND DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
140154441_10159236615707509_3074989373671418097_o

Monday January 18, 2021 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day
TWO MORE DAYS! TWO MORE DAYS!
DONALD TRUMP REMAINS A CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER TO THE WORLD!

“Free at last, Free at last, Thank G-d almighty we are free at last.”

NOTE: Today, on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, Trump’s Insurrection has closed down Washington DC and prevented access to the MLK Memorial on the National Mall. And all types of holiday events, activities, picnics, and/or parades have been affected (cancelled) by Trump’s Out-of-Control CoronaVirus Pandemic. Trump never conceded the election. Trump will not attend the inauguration and will fly to Florida tomorrow. Trump has not called Joe Biden.

Er8UIitXcA039hb

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.  
January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968

Martin-Luther-King-Jr.-Day

4:45pm: Recapping MLK Day.
We woke up really early AM and we were awake until morning.
We drank a cup of espresso  and ate a toasted croissant.
DRINK COFFEE. DRINK WATER.
The dogs went outside, got fed and went outside.
We got the newspapers and the mail.
The housekeeper came and cleaned and we isolated in the Home Office.
We took a nap. We woke up, drank another cup of espresso and ate another toasted croissant, and took the dogs outside again. And we watched too much news today.
And we took the dogs outside again. It was a beautiful summer day in January!

FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK

And now it’s 5:00pm. TWO MORE DAYS. Just two more days.
We fed the dogs their supper and went outside again.
And we are placing an order for dinner from CPK – California Pizza Kitchen.

On The Menu: Southwest BBQ Chicken salad with avocado and a pepperoni pizza.
Cran-Raspberry-Orange juice and water to drink.

TO BE CONTINUED….

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. I have a dream today.”

16114174_1649641528395740_7480551884474163635_n

It’s no accident that:
You learned about Helen Keller instead of W.E.B. DuBois
You learned about the Watts and L.A. Riots, but not Tulsa or Wilmington.
You learned that George Washington’s dentures were made from wood, rather than the teeth from slaves.
You learned about black ghettos, but not about Black Wall Street.
You learned about the New Deal, but not “red lining.”
You learned about Tommie Smith’s fist in the air at the 1968 Olympics, but not that he was sent home the next day and stripped of his medals.
You learned about “black crime,” but white criminals were never lumped together and discussed in terms of their race.
You learned about “states rights” as the cause of the Civil War, but not that slavery was mentioned 80 times in the articles of secession.
Privilege is having history rewritten so that you don’t have to acknowledge uncomfortable facts.
Racism is perpetuated by people who refuse to learn or acknowledge this reality.
You have a choice.

739879_588490191177551_606100330_o

“Nothing in the world is more dangerous
than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.”

64672594_2910174945675719_804444402423431168_o

GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER40509435_2263054963918551_4681670934262710272_n

JAMES BROWN! “The Godfather of Soul”
1986.scotti.bros_.lp_.gravity.front_.cover_

JAMES EARL JONES
139688620_3383904708381964_5903263859741627746_n

“We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.”
(NOW WE HAVE TO THROW THE MAGA AND GOP TRAITORS OVERBOARD!)

mlk-jr-early-i-have-a-dream-speech

“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.”
– the Preamble of the Constitution

ihaveadreammarines

118271857_2804184099686444_2544549126599131328_n

“Article I – Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” (The First Amendment)

103069773_10156855601121017_6757277967455810662_n

BLACK LIVES MATTER!
STOP POLICE BRUTALITY! STOP SYSTEMIC RACISM!

STOP KILLING UNARMED BLACK AND BROWN PEOPLE!
We need PEACE OFFICERS not police.

140047611_10159236616187509_5486046556945364124_o
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Loretta Scott King leads the voting rights march
from Selma to the state capital in Montgomery, Alabama.
front row: civil rights activist Senator John Lewis (1940 – 2020), Reverend Ralph Abernathy (1926 – 1990), Ruth Harris Bunche (1906 – 1988), Nobel Prize-winner and diplomat Ralph Bunche (1904 – 1971), activist Hosea Williams (1926 – 2000).

140197405_10159236615572509_4994386809715888384_o
1968: A mule-drawn caisson with the body of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. parades
from the Ebenezer Baptist church to Morehouse College for memorial services.

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”

proxy

BLACK LIVES MATTER!  
Hollywood, California – Summer 2020 

BLACKLIVESMATTER!BLACKLIVESMATTER!BLACKLIVESMATTER!
BLACKLIVESMATTER!BLACKLIVESMATTER!BLACKLIVESMATTER!
BLACKLIVESMATTER!BLACKLIVESMATTER!BLACKLIVESMATTER!
BLACKLIVESMATTER!BLACKLIVESMATTER!BLACKLIVESMATTER!
STOP POLICE BRUTALITY! STOP SYSTEMIC RACISM!
STOP KILLING UNARMED BLACK AND BROWN PEOPLE!

79387356_10159683876004256_2476155861412610048_n

RODNEY KING! RODNEY KING! RODNEY KING!Colorlines Screenshot Rodney King Beating for NOW 030316

4DKRBUIYOXFYPRKKTK3J5C73XE

“I just want to say – you know – can we all get along?
Can we, can we get along?” 
– Rodney King RIP on May 1, 1992

TRAYVON MARTIN – “NO JUSTICE, NO PEACE!”
TrayvonMartinHooded
February 26, 2012: Trayvon Martin was an unarmed 17-year-old African-American man from Miami Gardens, Florida. He was fatally shot and murdered by George Zimmerman.

MICHAEL BROWN!

African-American Teenager Michael Brown Killed by Caucasian Police Officer in Ferguson, Missouri. (Do you think this image should be censored on CNN?)

EZsE6guUMAAGGSW

ERIC GARNER! – “I Can’t Breathe!”

eric-garner

Eric Garner RIP

GEORGE FLOYD! – “I Can’t Breathe!”

Untitled

George Floyd RIP

George Floyd is dead. He was murdered on video.
Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin killed him.
Chauvin was aided in this killing by three other Police Officers.

100646466_10163695445965241_3927334467877732352_n

99252529_10220260301009419_2506625420267356160_o

103403887_2995064920572220_4580196101843653199_n

49896577_2641127472580469_1595329180776529920_n

I have privilege as a white person because
I can do most of these things without thinking twice:
I can go birding (ChristianCooper)
I can go jogging (AmaudArbery)
I can relax in the comfort of my own home (BothemSean and AtatianaJefferson)
I can ask for help after being in a car crash (JonathanFerrell and RenishaMcBride)
I can have a cellphone (StephonClark)
I can leave a party to get to safety (JordanEdwards)
I can play loud music (JordanDavis)
I can sell CDs (AltonSterling)
I can sleep (AiyanaJones)
I can walk from the corner store (MikeBrown)
I can play cops and robbers (TamirRice)
I can go to church (Charleston9)
I can walk home with Skittles (TrayvonMartin)
I can hold a hair brush while leaving my own bachelor party (SeanBell)
I can party on New Years (OscarGrant)
I can get a normal traffic ticket (SandraBland)
I can lawfully carry a weapon (PhilandoCastile)
I can break down on a public road with car problems (CoreyJones)
I can shop at Walmart (JohnCrawford)
I can have a disabled vehicle (TerrenceCrutcher)
I can read a book in my own car (KeithScott)
I can be a 10yr old walking with our grandfather (CliffordGlover)
I can decorate for a party (ClaudeReese)
I can ask a cop a question (RandyEvans)
I can cash a check in peace (YvonneSmallwood)
I can take out my wallet (AmadouDiallo)
I can run (WalterScott)
I can breathe (EricGarner)
I can live (FreddieGray)
I CAN BE ARRESTED WITHOUT THE FEAR OF BEING MURDERED* (GeorgeFloyd)
White privilege is real.
Take a minute to consider a Black person’s experience today.

BLACKLIVESMATTER! – SAY THEIR NAMES!

IT IS TIME FOR POLICE AND PRISON REFORM!
IT IS TIME FOR POLICE TO STOP KILLING UNARMED BLACK CITIZENS!
THE ENTIRE JUDICIAL SYSTEM NEEDS TO BE REFORMED TOO!

140061728_10159236615982509_3860155084106349636_o

EY8acaEXYAMpX1b

“Lightning makes no sound until it strikes.”

BREONNA TAYLOR!
EZwKfurWoAAk3By
SAY HER NAME! ARREST HER MURDERERS! SAY ALL THEIR NAMES!

“HANDS UP! DON’T SHOOT!” – Read our previous Blog Post!

Bu6xrXrCYAE5rbP.png-large

After 50 years – Progress? St. Louis County Police in Ferguson, Missouri v. unarmed protesters

 

Bu-f8kXCIAA5bhj.jpg-large

Howard University Students “Hands Up! Don’t Shoot!” in solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, Missouri

STOP POLICE BRUTALITY! STOP SYSTEMIC RACISM!
STOP KILLING UNARMED BLACK AND BROWN PEOPLE!

“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.”

“The Greatest!” Happy Birthday MUHAMMAD ALI! (January 17)
(aka Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.) May his memory be a blessing!CkFKsVCXEAArWBD.jpg-large
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.”
– Muhammad Ali

BLM11

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?”

104467865_10158178698136131_3524027918199378283_n

BUBBA 43

PRESIDENT BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA104013286_10217882620596906_6756132257964557259_n

bdc4a9bc19c104f0f7b55351fd5b7c05

BLACKLIVESMATTER!
SHUT THE F*CK UP DONNY! SHUT THE F*CK UP DONNY!
TRUMP IS A TRAITOR! TRUMP IS A LOSER! TRUMP IS A LIAR!
TRUMP MUST BE ARRESTED AND PROSECUTED!
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE!
TRUMP IS A LOSER. AND WE ALL KNOW TRUMP CHEATS AT GOLF TOO!

President_Barack_Obama

President Barack Obama is photographed during a presidential portrait sitting for an official photo in the Oval Office, Dec. 6, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

EVERYTHING FOXNEWS SAYS IS A LIE! EVERYTHING FOXNEWS SAYS IS A LIE!
WE MUST CANCEL FOXNEWS!
BOYCOTT FOXNEWS AND ITS SPONSORS!
CHANGE THE CHANNEL. TURN OFF FOXNEWS!
FOXNEWS is still pushing the Big Lie, and Anti-Mask propaganda.
Arrest all of FoxNews’ on-air personalities and executives!
Arrest Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson immediately!

“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies,
but the silence of our friends.”

DO NOT TRAVEL! STAY HOME AND STAY HEALTHY!
STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
WEARAFUCKINGMASK! WEARAFUCKINGMASK! WEARAFUCKINGMASK!
WARNING! THE COVID-19 VIRUS – UK VARIANT IS HERE IN THE USA!

EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – 
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – 
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE!
DONALD TRUMP REMAINS A CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER TO THE WORLD!

SENATOR JOHN LEWIS RIP 
115854436_3849081631785041_787717242824099347_n

Please FOLLOW us on Twitter if you haven’t yet.
LIKE us on 
Facebook. Subscribe to our YouTube page.

Use the links below to FOLLOW and LIKE us on other social media!
RIGHT CLICK and “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW LINKS>

RETURN TO HOMEPAGE> http://www.joshwilltravel.wordpress.com
LIKE & FRIEND us on Facebook> http://www.facebook.com/joshwilltravel
FOLLOW us on Periscope> http://www.periscope.tv/joshwilltravel
FOLLOW us on Twitter> http://www.twitter.com/joshwilltravel

NOTE: Periscope is done as of March 31st. And they killed themselves. SAD.

Have you seen my IMDB? http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0918756/

RIGHT CLICK AND “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW OUR YOUTUBE PAGE!>
The “JoshWillTravel AdventureScope” is now available on Youtube!
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoP3QQfRTfD-2eABWVd-JwQ

joshwilltravel promo

EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – 
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – 
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE!

tedlange_02

Ted Lange as Isaac, Your Bartender

Be thankful. Be grateful.
Be kind to each other – love one another – support everyone*.
Peace and Love! ❤️




CV! Part 98 – HAPPY NEW YEAR! Welcome in 2021! (Thursday – Friday)

CV! Part 98 – HAPPY NEW YEAR!
☆*°•°*★☆░H░A░P░P░Y░☆░N░E░W░☆░Y░E░A░R░☆★*°•°*☆
WARNING! THE COVID-19 VIRUS – UK VARIANT IS HERE IN THE USA!

125800617_4230092677017266_3021511284123116_o
Welcome in 2021! (Thursday – Friday)
☆*°•°*★☆░H░A░P░P░Y░☆░N░E░W░☆░Y░E░A░R░☆★*°•°*☆
GOODBYE TO A YEAR OF SORROW AND SUFFERING: 2020!
Read our previous Blog Post “Happy New Year 2020!”
happy-new-year-2020-colorful-greeting-card_8169-267

january-brings-the-snow-makes-our-feet-and-fingers-glow-quote-1

NOTE: There is no celebration at our house this year.
It seems strange and very wrong to be celebrating anything right now.
The STAY AT HOME ORDER in Los Angeles County has just been extended.
New half-assed regulations that won’t work because they don’t work….
THERE NEEDS TO BE A TOTAL NATIONAL QUARANTINE FOR 40 DAYS!
Shut down. Lock down. Only absolutely essential businesses and travel allowed.
NO PARTIES. NO GATHERINGS. NO RESTAURANTS. NO PUBLIC ANYTHING!

tenor

10 MONTHS OF ISOLATION, DISEASE, and DEATH in 2020.
What new horrors will the future bring in the new year?
AT LEAST ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND MORE US CITIZENS WILL DIE.
GENOCIDE. Defined as the deliberate killing of a large number of people,
from a particular nation or ethnic group with the aim of destroying that nation/group.
TREASON and SEDITION! Arrest all of the GOP Traitors and conspirators!
Trump and the GOP Traitors have betrayed, robbed, and wrecked our country. 
Russians (our enemy) hacked our Government Depts, systems, and US Industries too.
Hospitals, healthcare workers, and funeral homes are at CRISIS levels/maximum capacity,
PPE: masks, gloves, gowns, scrubs and other important medical supplies are running low.
The vaccines (Pfizer and Moderna) have been approved but distribution is incredibly slow!
DO YOU TRUST THE GOVERNMENT? DO YOU TRUST THE CDC AND FDA?
DO YOU TRUST THE VACCINES? DO YOU TRUST BIG PHARMA?
We have tried to limit our political content during the holidays, and in our holiday blogs, but people are suffering and Trump and the GOP Traitors do not care, refuse to help, and are actually profiting from the public’s misery. JOE BIDEN WON THE ELECTION.
BIDEN WON
ANYONE WHO SAYS HE DIDN’T WIN IS GUILTY OF TREASON AND SEDITION!
AND THEY ARE ALL GUILTY! THE ONES WHO WERE SILENT ARE GUILTY TOO.
They betrayed their oath of office. They aided and abetted Trump’s criminal family!
THEY ALL KNEW AND THEY BOUGHT AND SOLD STOCK WHILE THEY CALLED IT A HOAX IN PUBLIC! THEN THE GOP TRAITORS AND MASK DENIERS JUMPED TO THE FRONT OF THE LINE TO GET THE FIRST VACCINES!
NO MERCY OR PARDON FOR TRUMP! NO PARDON FOR ANY TRUMP TRAITOR ! NO PLEAS! WE MUST PROSECUTE EVERYONE OF THE GOP TRAITORS AND CONSPIRATORS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW!

EmYs_RtVMAY9zoU

EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – 
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – 
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE!

There, we said it, and now,
☆*°•°*★☆░H░A░P░P░Y░☆░N░E░W░☆░Y░E░A░R░☆★*°•°*☆
ON WITH THE NEW YEARS EVE BLOG POST PARTY:

308176_304712879555285_521013969_n

Happy New Year! Balloon Drop San Francisco Civic Auditorium 1983

HAPPY NEW YEAR’S EVE! Hope you have a safe and rockin’ night!
STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
PLEASE DO NOT PARTY WITH PEOPLE OUTSIDE YOUR BUBBLE!
ZERO CONTACT IS THE ONLY WAY TO BE SAFE!
DO NOT EAT, DRINK, SMOKE, TALK, OR BREATHE AROUND PEOPLE OUTSIDE YOUR BUBBLE IF YOU WANT TO STAY HEALTHY AND PROTECT THE PEOPLE INSIDE YOUR BUBBLE! DO NOT GO OUTSIDE YOUR BUBBLE!

images

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2021!
“Should old acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind….”
☆*°•°*★☆░H░A░P░P░Y░☆░N░E░W░☆░Y░E░A░R░☆★*°•°*☆
WE ARE ALL “SAFER-AT-HOME” – DO NOT TRAVEL!
STAY HOME AND STAY HEALTHY!

STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!

bzCemBG

“Sometimes too much to drink is barely enough” – Mark Twain

26166089_2080431641983391_2121840846456883881_n

The New Year begins on the small Pacific island nations of Tonga, Samoa, and Kiribati.
Then with nationwide celebrations in New Zealand, Australia, Japan, and South Korea.
And the last place that celebrates is Bakers Island in the central Pacific Ocean.

26165537_2081330625226826_8538523753907751371_n

Thursday, December 31, 2020 – New Years’ Eve
The seventh day of Christmas – 7 Swans a-swimmin’
and the fifth night of Kwanzaa – Nia means Purpose
☆*°•°*★☆░H░A░P░P░Y░☆░N░E░W░☆░Y░E░A░R░☆★*°•°*☆
STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAY HOME AND STAY HEALTHY!

135042691_2706203116309586_4002894524954042034_n

3:00am: The last day of the shittiest year. Good riddance.
We’re wide awake and watching the Grateful Dead perform on 12-31-85.
And remembering the three New Years Eve parties we celebrated with them.
“20-20-24 HOURS TO GO! I WANT TO BE SEDATED!”

sV7WQEr

GENE, GENE! THE DANCING MACHINE!

6:00am: And we have been working on these Blog Posts this morning!
We just posted our Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday recap Blog Post,
and we are almost ready to post this one for New Year’s Eve,
ON NEW YEAR’S EVE!

49059733_10217918212371917_7164469516649365504_n

The wheel is turning and you can’t slow down,
You can’t let go and you can’t hold on,
You can’t go back and you can’t stand still,
If the thunder don’t get you then the lightning will.
131145721_4311795702180296_3933828274549256006_o
2021…. way back in 1986 we created a design project called NY2020.
Just sayin’ that we might be starting to feel old now. This year has aged everyone.

fireworks

Fireworks! 

Our New Years’ Resolution for 2021:
132101136_10221488443593277_7117146302317584345_n

We are invited to NYE dinner at our sister’s house. AND WE ARE NOT GOING!
We are 100% serious about ZERO CONTACT. Are you? REALLY?

We are also invited to our friend’s annual New Years’ Eve party.
SORRY NOT GOING THIS YEAR! The every year party at our friend home, begins with drinks and a potluck dinner buffet always with a lasagna. The celebration continues with more drinks and socializing with old friends (but that’s not gonna happen this year), and then dessert and more drinks before the balloon popping, confetti, glitter, and a champagne toast at midnight.
In the old days the party would go until dawn, but now everyone is old….

134961426_10217250825053972_1607822283703287381_n
NOTE: We stayed home on New Years Eve 1999-2000 because of Y2K!
And then nothing happened. NYE2000 sucked too.

2:50pm: ThrowbackThursday afternoon.
New Year’s Eve Day and we are “safer-at-home” all day!
We have a cup of espresso and we are getting ready for tonight.
WE ARE RIGHT HERE. Chillin’ in the Home Office all day.
And we are going to have a food fiesta later.

5:45pm: We took a little nap. We woke up. The dogs got fed.
We took the dogs outside and then put them down for a nap.
And we made the first plate of food (pre-dinner appetizer/crudité).

On The Menu: Bacon, dill pickle, carrots & celery sticks, raspberries, blueberries, red grapes, nacho cheese Doritos, chocolate mousse cake, and an espresso to drink.
134701412_4355779284448604_8090283494248464081_o

And let the evening festivities begin! 6:45pm. IT’S PARTY TIME!
Actually, we did some housekeeping. We dusted and vacuumed the Home Office today.
We did some other menial housework and now we feel like we accomplished almost nothing.
Our New Year’s resolution is “to make order out of chaos” – and that’s all.

You know it…. We have cake! Chocolate mousse cake!
Happy New Year! (and we still have to eat dinner)
134958884_4356029961090203_6300105572420765924_o

 

NOTE: We are going to publish this Blog Post before Midnight on New Year’s Eve.
HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! IT BETTER BE A BETTER YEAR!
We will update and probably add more stuff before tomorrow night.
Enjoy. Be safe. Stay home. Stay healthy. Be well. Don’t worry. Be happy.

26114164_2081182905241598_2497449116898725548_n

And this year, 2020, don’t let the door hit you in the ass on the way out.

fireworks-620-x-349

In The Midnight Hour!
☆*°•°*★☆░H░A░P░P░Y░☆░N░E░W░☆░Y░E░A░R░☆★*°•°*☆

19841231-c45-26-grateful-dead-new-years-san-francisco-auditorium
I’m gonna wait ’til the midnight hour
That’s when my love come tumbling down
I’m gonna wait ’til the midnight hour
When there’s no one else around

49556727_2617601434933073_4492923975055179776_n

Watch this vid!
Ken Kesey (on acid), Father Guido Sarducci and the Gratefuld Dead welcome in 1986!
The best New Years Eve party we’ve ever been too!
Mass Happiness and Celebration! So much fun and such positive energy!

“Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors,
and let every new year find you a better man.”
– Benjamin Franklin

fireworks-colors-100701-02

FIREWORKS!


*****HAPPY NEW YEAR 2021*****
☆*°•°*★☆░H░A░P░P░Y░☆░N░E░W░☆░Y░E░A░R░☆★*°•°*☆

2021-feature-1

If Ned was 2020:
giphy
Thanks Bill. We all needed that.


Friday, JANUARY 1, 2021 – HAPPY NEW YEAR!
☆*°•°*★☆░H░A░P░P░Y░☆░N░E░W░☆░Y░E░A░R░☆★*°•°*☆

Welcome to 2021, please have your “E” tickets ready.
Please keep your arms and legs inside your ride vehicle at all times.
etix1

Midnight in Las Vegas: Freemont Street Fireworks in Downtown Vegas!
(screenshot from Pompsie’s Livestream on YouTube)
Screen Shot 2021-01-01 at 00.05.41
Las Vegas (the Strip and Downtown) is a “super-spreader” event tonight.
So many people partying together as witnessed on the livestreams.
All those people are going to go home and take the virus with them too,
because “what happens in Vegas, doesn’t stay in Vegas” if it’s COVID-19.

135072166_10225070666059807_1017009862968655866_o

12:45am: HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!
There were lots of fireworks in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles tonight.
But all of ours are illegal and the fireworks laws are not really enforced in L.A.
There were also a lot of illegal “underground” parties around town tonight.
Los Angeles County is already experiencing a medical crisis, and this won’t help.
Watching the lame-ass New Years Eve television shows too. BUT THEY SUCK.
There’s NO TRADITION left in the network broadcasts and no viewer loyalty.
And there really shouldn’t be any shows or celebrations tonight, with so many dead.
BUT AMERICANS LOVE A HOLIDAY PARTY – EVEN IF IT MIGHT KILL THEM.

Las Vegas NYE livestream screenshot from “Turn It Up World” on YouTube:Screen Shot 2021-01-01 at 00.38.23

1:11am: All’s quiet on the Western Front, pretty much. The fireworks have subsided for the night in our neighborhood except for a few random a-holes who still haven’t had enough noise yet. We’re sure it’s still going off in other parts of the city as usual. The police scanner calls were coming fast and furious all night long. Lots of crazy sh*t happening in SoCal on this New Year’s Eve because the idiots have nowhere to go and nothing to do except cause trouble!

133811403_10224111933689920_5709038324178631188_n

2:10am: Time for dinner. We just banged out breakfast.

On The Menu: Breakfast for Dinner! 2 eggs over medium, bacon, toasted onion bagel with cream cheese and some pita chips at 2:15am
134816388_4356589834367549_7828083265657897934_o

Aloha! It is Friday, January 1st, 2021! – “All is quiet on New Year’s Day”
Good Shabbos!
The eighth day of Christmas – 8 Maids a milking!
and the sixth night of Kwanzaa – Kuumba means creativity
and the seventh night of Kwanzaa – Imani means faith
☆*°•°*★☆░H░A░P░P░Y░☆░N░E░W░☆░Y░E░A░R░☆★*°•°*☆
BLACKLIVESMATTER! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!

135464889_10227069013730672_6214714569996177630_n

“What we call the beginning is often the end.
And to make an end is to make a beginning.
The end is where we start from.”
 ~ T. S. Eliot

6:45am: We fell asleep for a couple hours and then we woke up again.
We just reviewed the stuff we posted yesterday and last night,
and then we went into the kitchen and made an espresso.

rosebowl

THE ROSE PARADE IS CANCELLED!
The Rose Bowl will be played in Texas (they’re done litigating over the name)
NO PASADENA ROSE PARADE THIS YEAR! So STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
THE 131st ROSE PARADE’S REIMAGINED NEW YEAR’S CELEBRATION
with marching bands, segments about the Rose Parade, Rose Bowl football highlights, equestrians, floats from past years, and behind-the-scenes of float builds.
So STAYTHEFUCKHOME! Watch the show on television in your bubble.
Watch on Friday, January 1, 2021 from 8:00-10:00am PST
Airing on ABC, Hallmark, KTLA, NBC, RFD-TV and Univision

tournament-of-roses-circle-footer

7:30am: NBC’s Today Show:
“2021 The Year In Travel – What to expect in the coming year.”
Leisure travelers want to go places! Does the vaccine mean that travel will be safe?
Should you plan a trip? Would you travel for fun right now?
Will you travel this year? Where do you want to go?

STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY
FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY
FRIDAY
FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY
FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY
FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY
FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY
FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY
FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY
FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY
FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY
FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY
FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY!
All Work and No Play make Jack a Dull Boy…
YADA, YADA, YADA! YADA, YADA, YADA!
STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!

DO NOT TRAVEL! STAY HOME AND STAY HEALTHY!
WEARAFUCKINGMASK! WEARAFUCKINGMASK! WEARAFUCKINGMASK!
STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
There is NO IMMUNITY! NO CURE! AND NO VACCINE FOR YOU RIGHT NOW!

The CoronaVirus is spreading exponentially, and the new UK variant is spreading in the United States and it is even more contagious, and some people aren’t even doing the bare minimum to contain it, or even to prevent themselves for getting it.
DARWIN WAS RIGHT.

champagne-butler-2

“Come, gentlemen, I hope we shall drink down all unkindness” – William Shakespeare

☆*°•°*★☆░H░A░P░P░Y░☆░N░E░W░☆░Y░E░A░R░☆★*°•°*☆
NO PARTIES THIS YEAR!

148489_178282618864979_4448465_n

“Ring out the false, ring in the true.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson

123813055_3475876565826808_2445141638597097589_n

EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – 
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – 
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE!

tumblr_nbg2kwjUSs1tsxieqo1_500

“I never worry about being driven to drink,
I just worry about being driven home.”
– W.C. Fields

Unknown

Another new year.
Three hundred sixty five days!
The future is here.

133875541_10159147606443738_7021884839178264708_o

Use the links below to FOLLOW and LIKE us on other social media!
RIGHT CLICK and “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW LINKS>

Read our previous Blog Post “CORONAVIRUS! Part 1”>
https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2020/03/11/coronavirus/

RECENT POSTS:

RETURN TO HOMEPAGE> http://www.joshwilltravel.wordpress.com
LIKE & FRIEND us on Facebook> http://www.facebook.com/joshwilltravel
FOLLOW us on Periscope> http://www.periscope.tv/joshwilltravel
FOLLOW us on Twitter> http://www.twitter.com/joshwilltravel

Have you seen my IMDB? http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0918756/

RIGHT CLICK AND “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW OUR YOUTUBE PAGE!>
The “JoshWillTravel AdventureScope” is now available on Youtube!
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoP3QQfRTfD-2eABWVd-JwQ

joshwilltravel promo

☆*°•°*★☆░H░A░P░P░Y░☆░N░E░W░☆░Y░E░A░R░☆★*°•°*☆

fireworks

FIREWORKS! 

DO NOT TRAVEL! STAY HOME AND STAY HEALTHY!
STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
WEARAFUCKINGMASK! WEARAFUCKINGMASK! WEARAFUCKINGMASK!

what if

THE MASK GOES OVER YOUR NOSE!
YOUR NOSE AND MOUTH ARE CONNECTED!
COVER YOUR NOSE AND MOUTH!
AND EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE!

26112287_2081846285175260_4627928938892936550_n

GOODBYE TO 2020!
WE WISH YOU AND YOURS A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2021!
Good health and much happiness in the coming year!

champagne_uncorking_photographed_with_a_high_speed_air-gap_flash

“Party on Wayne” – “Party on Garth”

Happy_face

“Be excellent to each other and PARTY ON DUDES!”

Grateful Dead perform on NYE December 31, 1988 in Oakland, California (full show):

Be thankful. Be grateful.
Be kind to each other – love one another – support everyone*.
Peace and Love!
end 2020 and beginning 2021
☆*°•°*★☆░H░A░P░P░Y░☆░N░E░W░☆░Y░E░A░R░☆★*°•°*☆

94436795_3613407968685743_8489436647945928704_n



134476147_10223866284788111_2120807733286431068_n




CORONAVIRUS! Part 62 (Sunday-Mon-Tues-Wed-Thurs)

CORONAVIRUS! Part 62 (Sunday-Mon-Tues-Wed-Thurs)

EeT74tKXgAIU_g6

Trump Rally in Florida

It’s International Clown Week!
(actually every week is International Clown Week since Jan 2017)

93519195_1584443228369690_5286053960447164416_n

International Clown Week!

Q: Would you leave your wife, girlfriend, sister, mother
or daughter alone in a room with Trump?

Sunday, August 2, 2020

116710655_3892260017467202_9168659429226789289_n

Happy birthday Brian McGee!

And so begin “The Days Between”
The Days Between August 1st, Jerry’s birthday, and August 9th, Jerry’s death day.

9:20am: BE CALM. Everything is fine. RELAX. Everything is fine.
So, WHY ARE WE YELLING F*CK YOU AT THE SUNDAY MORNING NEWS?

SHUT THE F*CK UP DONNY! SHUT THE F*CK UP DONNY!
SHUT THE F*CK UP DONNY! SHUT THE F*CK UP DONNY!

EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! –
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! –
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE!

The dogs are fed and taken care of. The newspapers have been retrieved.
The painters finished yesterday, so today is cleanup after the painters cleaned up.
And there’s a lot of stuff to do around the house that we didn’t do this week.

“Truckin’, got my chips cashed in.
Keep truckin’, like the doo-dah man
Together more or less in line,
just keep truckin’ on.”

BLACK LIVES MATTER!

EedZc6BU0AAs16Q

Colin Kaepernick won. Remember when only one athlete “took a knee” and refused to stand for national anthem in protest of racial inequality and police brutality and violence. Today only one athlete refused to kneel during the anthem.
EebCdTiXgAgDpOK

EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! –
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! –
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE!

Monday, August 3, 2020

Monday!Monday! Happy Monday!
Just like Sunday unless you have to go to work.
Going to be HOT here all week (high of 95 today).
So please staythef*ckhome and if you do go out, wearaf*ckingmask!

116424529_3895922920434245_3668525489755856839_n

TRUMP IS A CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER TO THE UNITED STATES!
155000+ US DEATHS!

Screen Shot 2020-05-12 at 04.10.54

The AXIOS interview on HBO with Trump revealed everything tonight!

trumpde

TRUMP IS A CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER TO THE UNITED STATES!

EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! –
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! –
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE!

SHUT THE F*CK UP DONNY! SHUT THE F*CK UP DONNY!
SHUT THE F*CK UP DONNY! SHUT THE F*CK UP DONNY!

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Happy birthday President Barack Obama! He didn’t try to kill us.

The painters came early and finished the job (for real) with a few touch-ups today. The house looks very nice with a fresh coat of paint and the new front landscape.

MARCH-APRIL-MAY-JUNE-JULY-AUGUST! 156000+ US DEATHS and no Federal testing, tracking, containment, or plan. “Children must go Back-To-School” will be a bigger disaster than “we must reopen businesses”. There is no way to contain the virus or “slow the spread in 15 days”, we need a nationwide Quarantine and shutdown immediately, because the crisis will be even worse in two weeks.

EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! –
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! –
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE!

TRUMP IS LYING! HE LIES EVERYDAY!
TRUMP DID NOT BAN TRAVEL FROM CHINA IN TIME!
TRUMP DID NOT BAN TRAVEL FROM EUROPE IN TIME!
NO ACTION WAS TAKEN TO CONTAIN THE CRUISE SHIPS!
THE OUTBREAK WAS MISHANDLED FROM THE START!
TRUMP AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FAILED!
THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TOLD PEOPLE NOT TO WEAR MASKS!
(Because there weren’t enough masks stockpiled)
TRUMP FIRED THE PANDEMIC RESPONSE TEAM!
TRUMP CANCELLED CONTRACTS FOR VENTILATORS!
(Then they overpaid for new emergency ventilator contracts)
TRUMP is running a PUMP AND DUMP scam with Hydroxycloroquine!

SHUT THE F*CK UP DONNY! SHUT THE F*CK UP DONNY!
SHUT THE F*CK UP DONNY! SHUT THE F*CK UP DONNY!

Nothing has changed since DAY ONE,
this virus will kill you and your family!
And we still need a FULL QUARANTINE to stop the spread!
In two weeks the number of cases and deaths will double again!

WE POSTED THIS TRAVEL ALERT AT THE END OF FEBRUARY!>

Screen Shot 2020-03-10 at 02.33.29

First Posted on February 28, 2020 at 10:12 am PST

IT’S NOT A HARMLESS FLU!
Covid-19 attacks the respiratory system, and also causes damage to other organs, including THE BRAIN! CoronaVirus causes permanent and long-term illness.
In TWO WEEKS it will be even worse.  (and they are doing nothing to stop it)
Thousands more will die, and Tens of Thousands more will be sick, infected and spreading the virus further. And Trump/Pence think they’re doing great.

THERE IS STILL NO FEDERAL TESTING OR TRACKING!
“between 800 and 1,000 Americans are going to die every single day.”

CORONAVIRUS CASES STILL SPIKING ACROSS THE UNITED STATES!
CHILDREN CAN GET INFECTED AND THEY INFECT OTHER PEOPLE!

156000+ US CITIZENS ARE DEAD!
ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-SIX THOUSAND PEOPLE ARE DEAD!
A TOTAL FAILURE BY TRUMP AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
TO PREVENT THIS CRISIS AND CONTAIN THE VIRUS!

YOU CANNOT TRUST THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ANYMORE! IT’S SCIENCE!
TRUMP and The GOP Republicans continue to POLITICIZE THE PANDEMIC!

As of August 4, 2020:
STILL NO FEDERAL PLAN FOR TESTING/TRACKING!
195610+ Reported Cases and 4755+ Deaths in Los Angeles County 

7875+ Reported Cases and 77 Reported Deaths in Ventura County
38065+ Reported Cases and 650+ Deaths in Orange County
34010+ Reported Cases and 475+ Deaths in San Bernandino County
38485+ Reported Cases and 735+ Deaths in Riverside County

525000+ Reported Cases and 9620+ Deaths in California
4850000+ Reported Cases and 159000+ Deaths in the United States
(and all these numbers are most likely under-reported!)

“It is what it is.” – Donald Trump, August 3, 2020

SHUT THE F*CK UP DONNY! SHUT THE F*CK UP DONNY!
SHUT THE F*CK UP DONNY! SHUT THE F*CK UP DONNY!

CLICK ON ANY SMALL PIC TO SEE A LARGER PIC AND VIEW THE GALLERY
AND THEN CLICK AGAIN TO VIEW THE PIC AT FULL SIZE!

EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! –
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! –
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE!

EVERY REPUBLICAN IN OFFICE IS AN ACCESSORY
TO CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY AT THIS POINT!

TWITTER FINALLY (temporarily) SHUT DOWN THE TRUMP CAMPAIGN FOR LYING!

Screen Shot 2020-08-05 at 18.49.02

On The Menu: Leftover Chinese food from the other night. Kung pao chicken, chicken and stringbeans, and a little white rice all together in a bowl.

“The Umbrella Academy” Netflix BINGE!
Rewatched the entire first season over 3 days!

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Happy H*mpday Wednesday!

On The Menu: We ordered a pizza delivery. Extra-large Sausage and meatball.
95233195_3620898214603385_1949866490404536320_o

“The Umbrella Academy” Netflix BINGE! And now time for Season Two!

Thursday, August 6, 2020 – HIROSHIMA DAY!
The 75th Anniversary of the first atomic bomb used as a weapon of war.

Today went all to hell before 11am.
Yeah Thursday.

FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK

Had a dentist appointment scheduled for first thing this morning, after rescheduling two or three times because of the CoronaVirus, and we called and cancelled it!
The anxiety! Too much stress. We haven’t been sleeping much and we didn’t sleep at all last night and the anxiety grew until morning. We were going to go, but NO.
Too scary. We haven’t been around people for any length of time since the first week of March, and the thought of having to be in the chair with other people in the room is very unsettling – AND WE 100% TRUST OUR DENTIST AND HIS STAFF! So we didn’t go and we feel shame, but the CoronaVirus is still spreading here in Los Angeles and there’s no way to know who has it and we don’t want it. So we’ll STAYTHEFUCKHOME today.

And the housekeeper came this morning. So there’s another thing to worry about as we hole up in the Home Office with the dogs until she’s done. She is “family” but we are thinking about our personal bubble and we don’t want her in it. The RISK OF DEATH OR SERIOUS PROLONGED/LONG-TERM ILLNESS OUTWEIGHS ANY BENEFIT OF HAVING THE HOUSE CLEANED! We can keep it clean for ourself until there’s a vaccine.

Cold pizza for breakfast/lunch. Trash day. Trash trucks.
The dogs got fed and they are chillin’ all together in the other room. Happy dogs!
Construction continues across the street. NOISE and workmen on the street everyday.
We just couldn’t stomach the news today, so we haven’t watched or listened to any.

On The Menu: Ordered Cuban food – garlic chicken and onions, white rice, black beans, plantains and an iced espresso
116901702_3916358365057367_5090322974437100453_n

NOTE: Sorry, not sorry. This week Blog Post was built on Sunday and we added a few things Mon-Tues-Wed, but then we filled it all in on Thursday afternoon. There was a lot of “not news” between the AXIOS interview fallout and today’s legal filings against the NRA in New York. School re-opening is the dumbest strategy we can imagine. Re-opening businesses caused a massive spike in reported cases, so now let’s expose the children too. There is an amazing amount of distraction and misdirection happening, so be careful out there.

 

Use the links below to FOLLOW and LIKE us on other social media!
RIGHT CLICK and “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW LINKS>

Read our previous Blog Post “CORONAVIRUS! Part 1”>
https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2020/03/11/coronavirus/

RETURN TO HOMEPAGE> http://www.joshwilltravel.wordpress.com
LIKE & FRIEND us on Facebook> http://www.facebook.com/joshwilltravel
FOLLOW us on Periscope> http://www.periscope.tv/joshwilltravel
FOLLOW us on Twitter> http://www.twitter.com/joshwilltravel

Have you seen my IMDB? http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0918756/

RIGHT CLICK AND “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW OUR YOUTUBE PAGE!>
The “JoshWillTravel AdventureScope” is now available on Youtube!
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoP3QQfRTfD-2eABWVd-JwQ

72746514_3150068151686396_2547367651835904000_o

PRACTICE PROPER SOCIAL DISTANCING!

WASH YOUR HANDS!
USE HAND SANITIZER and/or RUBBING ALCOHOL!

DO THE FIVE – HELP STOP CORONAVIRUS!
1 – HANDS – WASH YOUR HANDS! Wash them often!
2 – ELBOW (OR SLEEVE) – Cough into it, not your hand.
3 – FACE – Don’t touch it! Don’t touch your eyes, nose or mouth!
4 – SPACE – SOCIAL DISTANCE! Keep your distance (6 feet or more)
5 – HOME – STAY HOME if you can! (or if it’s mandatory)

REMEMBER to DISINFECT and SANITIZE frequently-touched surfaces like:
cell phones, computers (keyboard & mouse), door handles, faucets, keys. credit cards, wallets, purses, tables, desks, countertops, light switches, knobs, dials, etc.

Screen Shot 2020-03-19 at 03.38.22

THE MASK GOES OVER YOUR NOSE!
YOUR NOSE AND MOUTH ARE CONNECTED!
COVER YOUR NOSE AND MOUTH!

WEARAFUCKINGMASK! WEARAFUCKINGMASK! WEARAFUCKINGMASK!
STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!

CLICK ON ANY SMALL PIC TO SEE A LARGER PIC AND VIEW THE GALLERY
AND THEN CLICK AGAIN TO VIEW THE PIC AT FULL SIZE!

EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! –
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! –
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE!

Eevek1cWsAIBHdZ

GOP REPUBLICAN TRAITORS! All of them are Russian agents and refuse to protect our country and our elections!

VOTE BLUE! VOTE BIDEN 2020!
VOTE BLUE! VOTE BIDEN 2020! VOTE BLUE!

PERJURY IS A CRIME! LYING TO CONGRESS IS A CRIME!
WE NEED TO IMPEACH BARR IMMEDIATELY! LOCK HIM UP!
HE IS GUILTY OF CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY AND CIVIL RIGHTS VIOLATIONS!
AND BETRAYING HIS OATH OF OFFICE AND CONSPIRACY WITH A FOREIGN AGENT!



 

CORONAVIRUS! Part 41 – #BlackoutTuesday

CORONAVIRUS! Part 41 – #BlackoutTuesday

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

BLACKOUT TUESDAY TODAY!

WARNING: I’m going to talk politics, civil rights, racism, police brutality, abuse of power, abuse of power under color of authority, murder, First Amendment, and personal freedom in this post. If you don’t like it. Don’t read it.

101807998_10159054170689252_8986464282212302848_o

Police brutality and/or Police Violence is a civil rights violation where officers exercise undue or excessive force against a civilian. Including, but not limited to, physical and/or verbal harassment, physical and/or mental injury, property damage, and DEATH.

EZfX9DCVAAIEvQO

All men (and women) are created equal.
The Constitution, the First Amendment and Personal Freedom are under attack!

“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.” – the Preamble of the Constitution

TrayvonMartinHooded

Trayvon Martin RIP

February 26, 2012: Trayvon Martin was an unarmed 17-year-old African-American man from Miami Gardens, Florida. He was fatally shot and murdered by George Zimmerman.

EZfNKmDUwAEusEE

WHAT HAS HAPPENED TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA?

The First Amendment of the Constitution prohibits any law abridging freedom of speech, infringing on freedom of the press, interfering with right to peaceably assemble or prohibiting petitioning for a redress of grievances. (and there’s also something about religion too)

“Article I – Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” (The First Amendment)

99252529_10220260301009419_2506625420267356160_o

“I Can’t Breathe” – George Floyd  / “I Can’t Breathe” – Eric Garner

GEORGE FLOYD AND ERIC GARNER WERE MURDERED BY POLICE OFFICERS!

100646466_10163695445965241_3927334467877732352_n

George Floyd’s Last Words

79387356_10159683876004256_2476155861412610048_n

CLICK  THE PIC-DOCUMENT BELOW TO ENLARGE

FTP! FUDT! FINGERS UP FOR TRUMP! FU TRUMP! FUCK TRUMP!
THE LIAR AND THIEF IS A RACIST AND WHITE SUPREMACIST!

EZZ4zUmUMAADqGt

Secret Service rushed #BunkerBoy Trump to the White House basement on Friday night as protesters gathered outside!

STOP POLICE BRUTALITY! STOP SYSTEMIC RACISM!
STOP KILLING UNARMED BLACK AND BROWN PEOPLE!
STOP RIOTING AND LOOTING! STOP BURNING THINGS!

“I just want to say – you know – can we all get along?
Can we, can we get along?”
– Rodney King RIP
on May 1, 1992

100669042_10157991983846928_1110910196101677056_n

August 9, 2014: Michael Brown Jr., an 18-year-old unarmed African American man, was fatally shot six times (Wilson fired a total of twelve bullets) and murdered in broad daylight by 28-year-old white Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson.

140818-michael-brown-graduation-jms-2128_e9443531d58b213656488e4ce6d17a4f-1-636x960

Michael Brown RIP

WARNING! GRAPHIC IMAGE!

African-American Teenager Michael Brown Killed by Caucasian Police Officer in Ferguson, Missouri. (Do you think this image should be censored on CNN?)

michael-brown-dead

Michael Brown RIP August 9, 2014 – Ferguson, Missouri

#BLACKOUTUESDAY

READ OUR PREVIOUS BLOG “CORONAVIRUS! Part 38 – I Can’t Breathe”>
https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2020/05/31/coronavirus-part-38-i-cant-breathe-hands-up-dont-shoot-continued/

READ OUR PREVIOUS BLOG “Hands Up! Don’t Shoot!”> https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2014/08/14/hands-up-dont-shoot/

Peace_button.svg (1)

PEACE AND JUSTICE NOW!

“May the Four Winds blow them safely home.”




EZwKfurWoAAk3By

I have privilege as a white person because
I can do most of these things without thinking twice:
I can go birding (ChristianCooper)
I can go jogging (AmaudArbery)
I can relax in the comfort of my own home (BothemSean and AtatianaJefferson)
I can ask for help after being in a car crash (JonathanFerrell and RenishaMcBride)
I can have a cellphone (StephonClark)
I can leave a party to get to safety (JordanEdwards)
I can play loud music (JordanDavis)
I can sell CDs (AltonSterling)
I can sleep (AiyanaJones)
I can walk from the corner store (MikeBrown)
I can play cops and robbers (TamirRice)
I can go to church (Charleston9)
I can walk home with Skittles (TrayvonMartin)
I can hold a hair brush while leaving my own bachelor party (SeanBell)
I can party on New Years (OscarGrant)
I can get a normal traffic ticket (SandraBland)
I can lawfully carry a weapon (PhilandoCastile)
I can break down on a public road with car problems (CoreyJones)
I can shop at Walmart (JohnCrawford)
I can have a disabled vehicle (TerrenceCrutcher)
I can read a book in my own car (KeithScott)
I can be a 10yr old walking with our grandfather (CliffordGlover)
I can decorate for a party (ClaudeReese)
I can ask a cop a question (RandyEvans)
I can cash a check in peace (YvonneSmallwood)
I can take out my wallet (AmadouDiallo)
I can run (WalterScott)
I can breathe (EricGarner)
I can live (FreddieGray)
I CAN BE ARRESTED WITHOUT THE FEAR OF BEING MURDERED* (GeorgeFloyd)
White privilege is real.
Take a minute to consider a Black person’s experience today.

crowd-at-us-capitol-west-lawn-for-barack-obama-first-inauguration-2009_public-domain-us-air-force

Barack Obama’s Second Inauguration



UPDATED: Did you hear what happened in Boston?
In Boston, during a verbal dispute, an unarmed teenage boy was forcefully hit in the head with the butt of a weapon by local law enforcement.
Word of the incident spread quickly, and a large number of locals gathered in the street where the incident had happened to protest almost immediately.
As the crowd grew, angry protesters shouted slogans; some business owners, fearing property damage, shut their doors. The local authorities called for uniformed backup; backup came, well-armed.
The assembly was deemed “unlawful,” and the crowd was ordered to disperse. The protesters began to throw dirt clods in response.
In response, multiple uniformed law enforcers fired on the crowd. The first protester to die was a black man and the authorities justified the shooting by claiming that they “feared for their lives.”
Scroll down to read the most intense part…





boston-massacre

THE BOSTON MASSACRE 1770

The above events happened in the year 1770, the authorities were British soldiers, the protest would later be called the Boston Massacre, and the first protester killed in that conflict was Crispus Attucks, a black man considered by many to be a heroic American patriot and the first casualty of the American Revolution.
If, while reading this story, you found yourself siding with the authorities and thinking that the protesters should have dispersed when ordered, and/or that the protesters armed with dirt and sticks deserved to be met with deadly force by armed law enforcement, be aware that you chose the side of the tyrant King George III, not the American patriots.
Ponder that.



101575080_10217048077897108_3752930053738987520_n

WTF? June 1. 2020 at the Lincoln Memorial WTF?

This is what we’re up against. This is who they are:
POLICE BRUTALITY AND POLICE VIOLENCE IS AN EVERYDAY REALITY!
Everyone has a camera! Everyone is watching now! 

Austin police have killed a young man by shooting him in the head with bird shot rounds wrapped in cloth, and continued to shoot the medics carrying his body. They shot a known pregnant woman in the stomach, then stormed and abducted her from a medic tent. They maced young children during a peaceful daytime protest.

Detroit police have brutally beaten, tear gassed and arrested my friends peacefully protesting. A curfew is set from 8pm to 5am city wide.

Rockford police dragged people from their cars and beat them last night.

Minneapolis police shot at people filming them on their own balconies.
Los Angeles Sheriffs also shot at people filming them from their homes.

An NYPD officer called a woman a “fucking bitch” and threw her on the ground. She went into a seizure and had to go to the emergency room. Then more New York cops rammed into crowds of protesters with their cars.

An Atlanta couple last night had their tires slashed, windows broken, and were dragged out of their car and tazed.

Chicago police announced a curfew and then raised the bridges out of downtown. Demonstrators were trapped and at the utter mercy of CPD roundups. A police supervisor ordered on the radio, “Gas ’em all.” Over 1,000 people have been arrested.

Everywhere, journalists are being indiscriminately targeted and arrested. A Minneapolis photojournalist is blinded permanently in one eye after being hit by a less lethal round.

They’ve maced children. They’ve torn off a woman’s hijab. They’re turning off their body cameras and hiding their badge numbers.

This is just what’s been documented. Imagine what hasn’t been.

The true nature of American policing has been revealed for the world to see. I have never seen brutality on such a massive scale. They don’t care if you’re peaceful. They don’t care if they’re on camera.

Black and brown youth are the leaders on the ground. They are the leaders of our future. Black and brown youth are the people who are bleeding, getting beaten, and being thrown into jail. This is trauma that will last their whole lives.

To the bail funds. To the phone lines to demand release. We have to protect our people.

If you’re going out there again please, and I beg you, be safe.

EZclwfYU8AEGx-d

Long Beach, California

NOTE: The camera angle makes it look like he’s pointing at the little girl, he’s actually threatening innocent protesters. We wouldn’t want you to think the Long Beach Police would shoot a small child.



Your black friend is trying to be ok.
Your Black friend in the past 30 days has watched a Black man get shot dead while jogging (Ahmaud Arbery), a Black woman get shot dead while sleeping (Breona Taylor), and the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer. Your Black friend has also listened to the President of the United States use segregationist words as a veiled threat.
Your Black friend is trying to be ok.
Please don’t ask us about the looting.
Please don’t chastise us about the rioting.
Please don’t tell us that all lives matter.
Please don’t minimize our fear.
Please don’t bring up Black on Black crime.
Please don’t ask “What about Chicago?”
Please don’t say “if you’d just act like (A Wildly Successful Black Person… Usually Oprah, Obama, Colin Powell, Denzel or Will Smith)”. Please don’t judge us
Your Black friend is trying to be ok.
Listen to your Black friend.
Empathize with your Black friend.
Support your Black friend.
Pray for your Black friend.
Just let your Black friend know you really care.
Your Black friend will remember who truly had their back during this difficult time. They will remember who was more concerned about a looted Target. They will remember you posting a thinly veiled and racially offensive meme. They will remember you calling looters “Savages”. They will remember your silence about their Black life and the Black Lives of others.
It’s real easy.

Do whatever you can to help your Black friend out because your Black friend is trying to be ok…..

DO YOU HAVE A BLACK FRIEND? DO YOU HAVE MORE THAN ONE BLACK FRIEND?

101981301_3712789045414301_3030281993502851072_n

#BlackoutTuesday



Updated June 4, 2020:

One of the men accused of murdering unarmed black man Ahmaud Arbery in the US state of Georgia used a racial slur after shooting him, a court has heard. A Georgia state investigator said Travis McMichael used the slur and an expletive as Mr Arbery lay on the ground. Mr Arbery was jogging when he was chased down by Mr McMichael and his father in Brunswick in February. The case caused widespread outrage after footage was leaked online. Travis and Gregory McMichael are facing murder charges. Another man, William Bryan, faces charges of murder and criminal attempt to commit false imprisonment.

100725864_10163953463710650_5741114850789031936_n

VOTE BLUE! VOTE BIDEN 2020! VOTE!
And VOTE WITH YOUR WALLET TOO!

100828989_10220898417582770_8321654545096638464_n

BOYCOTT! DO NOT BUY! BOYCOTT!

And here’s a new warning, and it’s not just for protesters:

101844762_10223441528604911_5656339781278236672_n

#BAITBRICKS



100895555_10217763395456352_5606435190466412544_n



UPDATED Friday, June 19, 2020 

It’s no accident that:

You learned about Helen Keller instead of W.E.B. DuBois

You learned about the Watts and L.A. Riots, but not Tulsa or Wilmington.

You learned that George Washington’s dentures were made from wood, rather than the teeth from slaves.

You learned about black ghettos, but not about Black Wall Street.

You learned about the New Deal, but not “red lining.”

You learned about Tommie Smith’s fist in the air at the 1968 Olympics, but not that he was sent home the next day and stripped of his medals.

You learned about “black crime,” but white criminals were never lumped together and discussed in terms of their race.

You learned about “states rights” as the cause of the Civil War, but not that slavery was mentioned 80 times in the articles of secession.

Privilege is having history rewritten so that you don’t have to acknowledge uncomfortable facts.

Racism is perpetuated by people who refuse to learn or acknowledge this reality.

You have a choice.

Happy Juneteenth!

64672594_2910174945675719_804444402423431168_o

Happy Juneteenth! June 19, 2020!



CORONAVIRUS! Part 38 “I Can’t Breathe!” – “Hands Up! Don’t Shoot!” continued….

CORONAVIRUS! Part 38
Special Emergency Blog Post!
“I Can’t Breathe!”
“Hands Up! Don’t Shoot!” continued….

WARNING: I’m going to talk politics, civil rights, racism, police brutality, abuse of power, abuse of power under color of authority, murder, First Amendment, and personal freedom in this post. If you don’t like it. Don’t read it. Just Keep Scrolling.

“I take no responsibility.” ~ Donald Trump on March 13, 2020 

Friday, May 29, 2020

RODNEY KING! RODNEY KING!
NO JUSTICE, NO PEACE!
HANDS UP! DON’T SHOOT! (read our previous Blog Post)
BLACKLIVESMATTER!
“I CAN’T BREATHE!” – George Floyd

99252529_10220260301009419_2506625420267356160_o

George Floyd is dead. He was murdered on video.
Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin killed him.
Chauvin was aided in this killing by three other Police Officers.

100646466_10163695445965241_3927334467877732352_n

All four were fired as soon as the footage aired. After three days of protests and three nights of rioting in Minneapolis, Chauvin was finally arrested and charged with 3rd degree Murder and Manslaughter. The other officers have not been arrested yet.

A black CNN reporter and his crew were arrested by Minneapolis Police today.
This was a TARGETED ARREST In a clear violation of the FIRST AMENDMENT!

There are reports that an “Agent Provocateur” may have been involved in smashing windows at the AutoZone and starting the vandalism. And he may have been a Minneapolis Police Office! There are pictures and posts and tweets, so go find the truth.

And Trump Tweeted. Rage tweeting on drugs. He has nothing positive to contribute, just more lies, slander, and self-serving propaganda (while 101000+ US Citizens have died).
Only today, he quoted another WHITE SUPREMACIST RACIST and threatened violence.

100593722_4627597343917874_7698166228774289408_n

Today’s Disgraceful Trump Tweet:
“These THUGS are dishonoring the memory of George Floyd, and I won’t let that happen,” tweeted Trump early Friday morning. “Just spoke to Governor Tim Walz and told him that the Military is with him all the way. Any difficulty and we will assume control but, when the looting starts, the shooting starts. Thank you!” 

100088646_137004467962562_3909855832178688000_n

And Taylor Swift tweeted! And so did a lot of other angry people.

101956344_895265940900942_378877516359663616_n

NOTE: Well, we started watching the protest at about 4:00pm PST and didn’t eat dinner until after midnight because there was so much anger exploding all over the USA to see.

Screen Shot 2020-05-29 at 21.44.21

“The Pinch” in Downtown Los Angeles 5-29-2020

There was a protest in DTLA last night that turned into a six hour riot and looting party. You might not know it, because most of the network TV stations didn’t cover it live on TV, instead to get the real news you had to go online and search. And there were “protests” in many cities besides Minneapolis last night.

Screen Shot 2020-05-29 at 22.56.39

Escaping the LAPD containment through a Construction Site 5-29-2020

Okay kids, the event started before the sunset and went on until long after midnight…. yes there was some reporting and live coverage on network but really? There were 500 LAPD officers in DTLA and it was a tactical clusterf*ck. Six hours after the looting began, there were still cars and Metro buses driving through the chaos. People were running into buildings and through buildings to avoid the police. By the time the cops reponded to a location being looted, the crowd had already moved on. And they left their cop cars unguarded on the streets, so there was massive vandalism to numerous police units! The longer it went on the more people showed up to join in the anarchy, and there was no sense of urgency or coordinated response when the protesters moved onto the freeway early on… after two nights of rioting, why weren’t they prepared for this?
(THIS IS EXACTLY HOW THE 1992 L.A. RIOT STARTED!)

And then SATURDAY HAPPENED. (See our next Blog Post)

99557600_10224850905239346_6192981685622013952_n

TRUMP’S RACIST AND DIVISIVE TWEET from April 17, 2020

A message from Mayor of Minneapolis, Jacob Frey:
“What started as largely peaceful protests for George Floyd have turned to outright looting and domestic terrorism in our region. We need you to stay home tonight….Governor Walz, at our request and in partnership with our city and Mayor Carter, has just fully mobilized the Minnesota National Guard. MPD and our fire department will be assisting tonight as part of this operation.” 

AND THIS TOO! READ THIS! YOU NEED TO READ THIS!
Screen Shot 2020-05-29 at 15.04.31

Can you Trust Trump?
NO. NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO!
NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! NO!  NO.

Trump was briefed about the Coronavirus Threat in January!
He called it a hoax, a conspiracy theory, and then ignored and lied about it!
TOTAL FAILURE! Trump fired the NSC Pandemic Team in 2018!

EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! –
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! –
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE!

100792250_10163648203075298_7307041376946880512_n

STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
WEARAFUCKINGMASK! WEARAFUCKINGMASK!

***GIVE BLOOD!***
THE RED CROSS NEEDS BLOOD AND PLASMA DONORS!

redcrossblood.org 1-800-RED-CROSS Blood Donor App

Use the links below to FOLLOW and LIKE us on other social media!

RIGHT CLICK and “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW LINKS>

READ OUR PREVIOUS BLOG “Hands Up! Don’t Shoot!”> https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2014/08/14/hands-up-dont-shoot/

Read our previous Blog Post “Depression? Questions to Ask – Before Giving Up” > https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2015/07/12/depression-questions-to-ask-before-giving-up/

Read our previous Blog Post “CORONAVIRUS! Part 1”>
https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2020/03/11/coronavirus/

RETURN TO HOMEPAGE> http://www.joshwilltravel.wordpress.com
LIKE & FRIEND us on Facebook> http://www.facebook.com/joshwilltravel
FOLLOW us on Periscope> http://www.periscope.tv/joshwilltravel
FOLLOW us on Twitter> http://www.twitter.com/joshwilltravel

Have you seen my IMDB? http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0918756/

RIGHT CLICK AND “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW OUR YOUTUBE PAGE!>
The “JoshWillTravel AdventureScope” is now available on Youtube!
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoP3QQfRTfD-2eABWVd-JwQ

72746514_3150068151686396_2547367651835904000_o

EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! –
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! –
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE!

Trump-Simpsons

101082571_1170498986670489_8579505165864796160_n

“The 15 (cases in the US) within a couple of days
is going to be down to close to zero….
We’re going very substantially down, not up.”
~ Donald Trump on February 26, 2020

100630196_3049208975114807_3361106084315004928_n

CLICK ON ANY SMALL PIC TO SEE A LARGER PIC AND VIEW THE GALLERY
AND THEN CLICK AGAIN TO VIEW THE PIC AT FULL SIZE!

Why did the United States refuse the World Heath Organization test kits?
Why did the Trump Administration wait to act?
Why did the Trump Administration tell the Washington state doctors not to test?
Why did the GOP Republicans call it a “Democratic Hoax?”
Why didn’t the CDC test kits work?
Why did they wait to get new test kits from Roche? (~400000 available soon)
Why did he put Mike Pence in charge?

Trump and the Republicans in Congress are a Clear and Present Danger
to Public Health and Safety! TRUMP’S LIES ARE KILLING U.S. CITIZENS!

93013502_871406166598258_5296823109905547264_o

THE REPUBLICANS IN CONGRESS ARE RESPONSIBLE
FOR THE DEATHS OF SEVENTY THOUSAND UNITED STATES CITIZENS!
LOCK THEM UP! LOCK THEM UP! LOCK THEM UP! LOCK THEM UP!

101439882_10158415806900120_5512911345588109312_o

KILL HIS TWITTER! 

100577111_1623072421173437_3844628516041654272_o

EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! –
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! –
EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE! – EVERYTHING TRUMP SAYS IS A LIE!



101198030_3218346988225777_8026748874938908672_o

Police Brutality Protest in San Francisco in 1968! (photo by Jim Marshall)

“Let the photograph be one you remember-not for it’s technique but for it’s soul. Let it become part of your life-a part of your past to help you shape your future.” – Jim Marshall

IT IS THE YEAR 2020!
IT IS TIME FOR POLICE AND PRISON REFORM!
IT IS TIME FOR POLICE TO STOP KILLING UNARMED BLACK CITIZENS!
Every Police Officer who has been accused of brutality, racism, or a civil rights violation should be FEDERALLY INVESTIGATED WITH PUBLIC OVERSIGHT and when found guilty, terminated immediately and prosecuted as necessary.
THE ENTIRE JUDICIAL SYSTEM NEEDS TO BE REFORMED TOO!
One system of justice for all.
There can’t be one for rich white people
and another for people of color and the poor.

STOP POLICE BRUTALITY! STOP SYSTEMIC RACISM!
STOP KILLING UNARMED BLACK AND BROWN PEOPLE!
STOP RIOTING AND LOOTING! STOP BURNING THINGS!

“I just want to say – you know – can we all get along?
Can we, can we get along?”
– Rodney King RIP on May 1, 1992